“Who knows what will happen? Who knows what did happen behind closed doors?
“But we know Harry’s a great professional, he loves Tottenham and he will give everything because he’s a good pro and he will continue to score goals wherever that may be.”
Lineker spent three years at Spurs between 1989 and 1992 but then moved to Japanese club Nagoya Grampus to close out his career.
The former England international continued: “Circumstances can change, who knows, in a years’ time he might be somewhere else.
“I know what it’s like and how difficult it is to leave the club you supported as a kid, I grew up in Leicester when I started playing football then I played for the club and it was hard to leave.